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Micromonospora halophytica Weinstein et al. (ATCC® 27596)

Strain Designations: NRRL 2998 [DSM 43171, JCM 3125, KCC A-0125, NCMB 2223]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Micromonospora halophytica subsp. halophytica Weinstein et al.
Strain Designations NRRL 2998 [DSM 43171, JCM 3125, KCC A-0125, NCMB 2223]
Produces halomicins halomicin
Salt pool
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 172: N-Z amine with soluble starch and glucose
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor Schering Corp.
Salt pool

Luedemann GM, Weinstein MJ. Antibiotic halomicin. US Patent 3,511,909 dated May 12 1970

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

Kasai H, et al. Intrageneric relationships among Micromonospora species deduced from gyrB<-based phylogeny and DNA relatedness. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 50: 127-134, 2000. PubMed: 10826795

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF004002 Micromonospora halophytica subsp. halophytica 16S-23S ribosomal RNA spacer region.

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